Lewis Williams

Executive Vice President, Chief Creative Officer

There’s no better story than life itself.

Lewis began his career as an Art Director at Burrell fifteen years ago before his tenure at Leo Burnett/Chicago where he became a Senior Vice President/Creative Director. During his career, he has worked on such brands as The U.S. Army, McDonald’s, P&G, Allstate, Budweiser, Miller Lite and Walt Disney World.

Classically trained in graphic design and art direction, Lewis is extremely versatile in all aspects of the creative process. His general market experience along with extensive African-American consumer expertise gives him a unique and valuable perspective in the marketplace.

His ability to turn strategies and insights into fresh business-building creative has made him the benefactor of awards, such as One Show Entertainment, New York Festivals, Addy’s, Creativity, Effie and the ARF David Ogilvy Award.

Lewis is an alumnus of Kent State University (BFA) where he has established the Lewis and Dona Williams Endowment Fund for minority and economically-challenged art students.

To ensure the proper work/life balance,  Lewis is a veteran marathon runner and a dedicated yoga student.